Its been a while. Its time to take the RDA GBTF forward.
First of all, let me share with you all that Natalie Harrower stepped down as co-chair of the TF as she now has more professional responsibilities. I thank her for her support so far and solicit her continued engagement with the group.
Which brings us to the question "how do we move forward?". Just to refresh our memory we started with the following potential/suggested actions:
No more ‘manels’: requirement for diversity in Plenary guidelines.
From: Suchith Anand >
Subject: [CODATA-international] Why are women under-represented among the ranks of data scientists?
Date: 3 June 2018 at 00:14:05 MDT
To: CODATA International >
Women are still under-represented in science globally. Women are less likely to be consulted on the design of data policies and initiatives; under-represented among the ranks of data scientists; and often uncounted in official statistics. Why?
From: National Academies >
Date: June 6, 2018 at 12:05:29 MDT
Subject: Register Now: 6/12 Report Release on Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
The report provides recommendations for how organizations can prevent and address sexual harassment in academic settings.
Hi. I cannot seem to get back to GBTF work. We could not get it off ground
Shall I do one more round for a skype call soliciting present members to
attend? At the least, we can plan some F2F time during P11 with some of
them to plan course of action ahead .
Let me know your thoughts